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" Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure ; Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his... "
Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry - Page 441
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718 - 490 pages
...Drinking Joys did firft ordain ; Bacchus' Bleflings are a Treafure, Drinking is a Soldier's Pleafure ; Rich the Treafure, Sweet the Pleafure, Sweet is Pleafure after Pain. Sooth'd with the Sound the King grew vain, Fought all his Battels o'er again, And thrice he routed all his Foes,and...
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The Thimble: An Heroi-comical Poem, in Four Cantos

William Hawkins - 1744 - 44 pages
...o'er her Head, And deck'd with glitt'ring Pomp the lofty Bed ; IMITATIONS. * Sooth'd with the Sound, the King grew vain, Fought all his Battles o'er again,...thrice he routed all his Foes, and thrice he flew the Slain. Drydtn's Ode for St. Cecilia's Day. It \ [ '9 3 It ftrikes, as ev'ry rapid Hour glides round;...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760 - 490 pages
...the Joldiers pleafiire ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found the king grew vain ; Fought...thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice he flew the flain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven and...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760 - 528 pages
...is the foldiers pleafure ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleqfure ; Sweet is pleajure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found the king grew vain ; Fought...he routed all his foes ; and thrice he • flew the flain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven and...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1767 - 294 pages
...the foldier's pleafure ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure ; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found the king grew vain; Fought...thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice he flew the fuin. The mafter faw the madnefs rife ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while he Heav'n...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767 - 384 pages
...folder's pleafure ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure ; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth 'd with the found the king grew vain ; Fought all his...thrice he routed all his foes; and thrice he flew the flain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while he heaven and...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767 - 290 pages
...Sweet the pleafure ; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found the king grew vain 5 Fought all his battles o'er again; And thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice he flew the flain. . The matter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; ~ And, while he Heav'n...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767 - 386 pages
...the foldier's pleafure ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure ; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again; And thiice he routed all his foes; and thrice he flew the flain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 14, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 326 pages
...is the fold:er's pleafure ; Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure; Sweet is pleafure after pain. IV. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought...his foes ; and thrice he flew the (lain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he heaven and earth defy'd,...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 22

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 346 pages
...the treafure, 2. Sweet the pleafure! BOTH. Sweet is pleafure after pain ! VI. REC ITATI VE. • Fir'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought all his...his foes, and thrice he flew the !lain. The mafter faw the madnefs rife, His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And while he Heaven and Earth defy'd, He...
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